PENDLETON - Police arrested eight people, seven on drug-related charges in an early-morning raid on a Pendleton home Thursday.
Officers of the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team (BENT) executed a search warrant at 812 S. Main St., concluding a two-week investigation into activity at the home. Stolen tools and personal amounts of methamphetamine were recovered, according to Oregon State Police.
There had been complaints of drug activity and thefts in the area, police said.
Arrested and charged Thursday with possession of a controlled substance and frequenting a place where drugs are kept were Kenneth Melvin Schiller, 48, Ted Wyrick, 43; and Paul Frederick Stover, 37, all of 812 S. Main St.; Sandra Dave, 49, 78928 Wilson Road, Pendleton, and Kathleta Francis Dave, 31, 317 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton.
Charged only with frequenting a place where drugs are kept were Sarah K. Harrison-Torres, 55, 18 Alder Drive, Pendleton, and Shelly Delores Schiller, 21, 812 S. Main St., Pendleton.
Arrested on a warrant charging failure to appear was Craig Gunner Rodriguez, 32, 317 S.W. Dorion Ave.